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Fall Prevention Luncheon Roundtable Held Feb. 27 Print E-mail
Written by Jeffrey Herschler   
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 00:00

Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ fall every year? Falls are the  leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls are costly in dollars and in quality of life. However, falling is not an inevitable part of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based programs, and community partnerships, the number of falls among seniors can be reduced substantially.                        
Source: National Council on Aging

The Healthcare Roundtable, in collaboration with the Tri County Senior Resource Referral Network, held its first event of the new year and addressed a crucial healthcare topic: Fall Prevention. The event was held at the Aventura Plaza Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in North Miami Beach on 2/27/18. Elaine Bloom, CEO of Plaza Health Network delivered opening remarks while Murray Rubin acted as moderator. Lunch was provided by Levitt-Weinstein Blasberg-Rubin-Zilbert Memorial Chapels & Beth David Memorial Gardens.

The standing room only crowd of almost sixty healthcare professionals witnessed a provocative, informative and timely discussion that featured several leaders in the South Florida elder care sector. The panelists were:
  • Abraham Wagner, DPM, Co-Founder, JAWS Podiatry
  • Armando Morales, President, Assisting Hands Home Health
  • Richard Iser, OT, Director of Rehabilitation, ‎University Plaza Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center
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